Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona

Illustration

Cristian Violatti
by Laurits Tuxen
published on 23 August 2014

Painting by Laurits Tuxen showing a Christian Bishop displacing an image of the pagan Slavic deities during the Christianisation process of the Slavic culture. Most the Slavic mythology and lore was lost during this time.

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